Rehabilitation Services

Brain Injury Program

A multidisciplinary approach

The Brain Injury Program provides comprehensive rehabilitation for individuals with traumatic and nontraumatic brain injuries. These injuries occur as a result of motor vehicle accidents, blunt trauma, anoxia, meningitis, etc. Injuries to the head and brain can result in a number of difficulties, including:

  • Decreased balance/instability
  • Muscle weakness or paralysis
  • Visual perceptual problems
  • Speech and language difficulties
  • Memory loss and cognitive deficits
  • Difficulties with social interaction and behavior problems
  • Loss of bowel and bladder function
  • Swallowing difficulty
  • Depression

Additional services

  • Intense therapy provided by our multidisciplinary team
  • Medical management, including diagnostics and treatment
  • Health management, including nutrition, skin, bowel and bladder problems, and self-medication administration programs
  • Mobility training
  • Activities of daily living training (bathing, grooming, eating, cooking, etc.)
  • Adaptive equipment assessments
  • Behavior modification program
  • Structured group therapy focusing on appropriate social skills
  • Cognitive retraining (memory, problem solving, reasoning, etc.)
  • Psychological support for patient and family
  • Leisure activities and education
  • Community reentry
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Patient and family education
  • Assistance with discharge planning


St. Luke's Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

  • St. Luke's Hospital
    915 East First Street, 8th Floor
    Duluth, MN 55805 Map
  • Phone 218.249.5564
    Fax 218.249.5579

218.249.5555 | 800.321.3790

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